On the 27th December 2014, the Minhaj-ul-Quran Birmingham Women League organised a Mawlid at the Naseby Road Mosque.
The prayer hall was decorated beautifully with lights. The Mehfil had a very warm welcoming atmosphere. Event was hosted by Sister Rukhsana Alam who invited Aaminah Ishtiaq to begin with a recitation of the Quran e Pak.
Sister Rukhsana Parveen (President of MWL Birmingham) introduced a video clip of Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri's talk, followed by a question and answers session which everyone took part in and were rewarded with gifts.
Sister Rabia Khanum (Birmingham MWL Membership Secretary) invited the audience to become members of Minhaj-ul-Quran, many took interest and joined. Also, a book stall was set up by the Dawah team and they also distributed lots of free CDs of Shaykh-ul-Islam's lectures.
English speech was delivered by Sister Halima Sadia which was aimed for the youth sisters. Group of young sisters took part and recited Nasheeds in angelic voices. Lots of ladies participated in reciting Naats including Sister Rukhsana Iqbal (Halqa Durood co-ordinator West Midlands). Main speaker was Sister Asma Parwar (MWL UK Advisory Committee) from Manchester who delivered a talk, Naats and an emotional Dua and Salaam on The Prophet Muhammad (SAW) that everyone young and old enjoyed.
During the event sweets were distributed.
The MWL Birmingham team had food stalls set up which the attendees all enjoyed.
Report by Shaheen Akhter (MWL Media Secretary Birmingham)
Edited by MWL UK Media Team